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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Having chest tightness and numbness in both arms numb and tingly sensation in both arms and hands

Having chest tightness and numbness in both arms numb and tingly sensation in both arms and hands

Although : Although this could be from hyperventilation or a panic attack, there is still a possibility of a heart attack. I recommend that you call 911 and be evaluated at an emergency room. ...Read more

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Lower back with tingling in legs and feet?

Lower back with tingling in legs and feet?

Many possibilities..: You may have a pinched nerve due to a variety of possible reasons. See your primary care physician who may order some x-rays and possibly an mri. You may need a referral to an orthopedist or neurologist. ...Read more

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Upper back pain with tingling in hands and feet.

Upper back pain with tingling in hands and feet.

Stressed out: Does it feel like your shoulders are pulled up almost to your ears? I have found that some people get stress build up in their shoulders, neck and upper back. This also goes hand in hand with clenching your teeth. A stress reduction protocol and massage may help the initial pain. The tight muscles may be squeezing the nerve to cause tingling. Use moist heat to relax the soft tissue then stretch. ...Read more

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Tingling and pain in ankles and wrists?

Tingling and pain in ankles and wrists?

Carpal/Tarsal Tunnel: If you are having tingling and pain in both wrists and ankles at same time, i would lean toward a nerve or arthritis disease. It could also be a vitamin deficiency or a neuromuscular issue. You need to see your primary care physician for history and physical and testing (bloodwork and x-rays). From there your pcp may refer you to a specialist like a neurologist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness and tingling in forearms/hands and lower leg/feet bilaterally and face and lips and some random chest pain?

Sounds vascular: You should take these symptoms seriously and see a doctor. Circulation may be an issue and chest pain is a signal to get attention now. There is no reason to ignore it. If it is severe, go to an urgent care clinic or er. Best wishes - it may be nothing serious, but don't risk your life on that. ...Read more

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Tingling and numbness in right arm and hand?

Tingling and numbness  in right arm and hand?

Be seen: The most likely cause is a cervical Radiculopathy, which is basically a pinched nerve in the neck. But because of the association of cardiac disease and left shoulder and arm complaints, you would be well served to be seen. Peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome are also a possible cause. ...Read more

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Nauseous, numbness and tingling in hands, legs, and feet. Pain in my right arm, limited movement with that arm.

Nauseous, numbness and tingling in hands, legs, and feet. Pain in my right arm, limited movement with that arm.

Numbness: Most concerning is the pain in the right arm. If this is something new it needs evaluation by a physician. The diffuse numbness and tingling could be from any number of causes. An infectious or inflammatory workup may also be indicated. Again, the pain and lack of movement in the right arm needs more immediate attention. ...Read more

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Chest pain and tingling in legs?

Chest pain and tingling in legs?

Chest Pain: When to call an ambulance, chest pain + any of these: A sudden feeling of pressure, squeezing, tightness, or crushing under your breastbone Chest pain that spreads to your jaw, left arm, or back Sudden sharp chest pain with shortness of breath Nausea, dizziness, rapid heart rate or rapid breathing, confusion, ashen color, or excessive sweating Very low blood pressure ...Read more

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Pain swelling and stiffness in arms and legs?

Pain swelling and stiffness in arms and legs?

Doctor can evaluate: Pain, swelling, and stiffness in the arms and legs can be due to many things, so a doctor should evaluate. If a person was fine before, then the new symptoms can be due to an infection, an auto-immune problem, an allergic reaction, a medication effect or side effect, etc... The doctor will also check to see if the person's past medical disorders are causing the new symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness and tingling in my feet and leg pain?

What can cause numbness and tingling in my feet and leg pain?

Neuropathy: This may be due to a compressed nerve in your back or secondary to a disease process like diabetes. Your internist should be able to narrow down the cause thru bloodwork, emg/ncv testing. ...Read more

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Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?

Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?

See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read more

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Pain and numbness in fingers. Pins and needles all over arms and hands. Signs of lime disease?

Pain and numbness in fingers. Pins and needles all over arms and hands. Signs of lime disease?

Maybe: Brachioradiculitis is a complication of lyme. It usually involves just one arm but occasionally can involve both. Get a blood test done. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

What can cause numbness and tingling in hands and toes?

So many conditions..: Vitamin deficiencies, diabetes, alcoholism, neuropathy, nerve compression/injury, radiculopathies, electrolyte imbalances, peripheral arterial disease. See you primary care physician, he/she can refer you to a specialist if she thinks there is a specific cause. ...Read more

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I have continuous aching in arm and tingling in hands and fingers?

See neurologist: Could be myalgia or muscle soreness and aches from different causes and the numbness could be from nerve injury or pinching at specific sites depending on the other symptoms and associated findings in a neurological exam. ...Read more

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I have stabbing pain in my legs and arms. Also having tinglings and numbness in legs and feet. Difficulty with balance and weaknesswhat can it be? Ms?

I have stabbing pain in my legs and arms. Also having tinglings and numbness in legs and feet. Difficulty with balance and weaknesswhat can it be? Ms?

Radiculopathy: It looks like you are having neuropathies of both upper and lower extremities as well as problem of balance . I will take good history and through physical examination . The first thing i will order will be the level of your vitamin B12 , methylmalonic acid an homocystine . However , i will differ your evaluation and management to your pcp and neurologist . You need to see them asap. ...Read more

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Would prednisone cause numbness and burning in feet and lower legs=also nubness in ring finger and pinkie?

Would prednisone cause numbness and burning in feet and lower legs=also nubness in ring finger and pinkie?

Not typically: If you are having an allergic reaction the the Prednisone you may have swelling, redness and possibly itching to the area. The Prednisone does not usually create numbness and burning in the feet or hands otherwise. Please see your doctor before this condition spreads. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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Numbness And Tingling (Definition)

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